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Aima promises close co-operation with policy makers in 2009

Aima promises close co-operation with policy makers in 2009

Mon, 05/01/2009 - 05:58

The new chairman of hedge fund industry body the Alternative Investment Management Association has promised full and active co-operation with policy makers and regulators to facilitate the »

CME certifies proposal to clear credit default swaps

CME certifies proposal to clear credit default swaps

Wed, 24/12/2008 - 16:02

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that the Chicago Mercantile Exchange has certified plans to provide clearing services for certain credit default swap contracts th »

Blackstone to rationalise single manager hedge funds businesses

Blackstone to rationalise single manager hedge funds businesses

Wed, 24/12/2008 - 11:59

The Blackstone Group is making changes to the single manager hedge funds businesses within its alternative asset management segment, including consolidating its distressed securities fu »

US court orders Swiss firm to pay over USD9m in commodity fraud action

US court orders Swiss firm to pay over USD9m in commodity fraud action

Wed, 24/12/2008 - 11:58

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that Jörg Heierle, of Miami Beach, Florida, and INH-Interholding of Switzerland and Miami Beach, have been found jointly a »

SS&C appoints industry veteran as head of alternative fund administration sales

SS&C appoints industry veteran as head of alternative fund administration sales

Wed, 24/12/2008 - 06:00

Connecticut-based SS&C Technologies, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has appointed Fred Jacobs as vice president and head of global sales fo »

Prime brokerage risk manager S3 Partners appoints Thomas Tesauro

Prime brokerage risk manager S3 Partners appoints Thomas Tesauro

Tue, 23/12/2008 - 16:04

New York-based prime brokerage risk manager S3 Partners has appointed Thomas Tesauro as a managing director responsible for the firm's collateral management and financing desks. »

Brooklyn commodity pool operator faces penalties for fraud

Brooklyn commodity pool operator faces penalties for fraud

Tue, 23/12/2008 - 16:02

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed and settled charges of fraud, filing false documents and misappropriation of customer funds against a registered commodity pool ope »

IDCG granted regulatory approval to clear OTC interest rate swaps

IDCG granted regulatory approval to clear OTC interest rate swaps

Tue, 23/12/2008 - 12:00

International Derivatives Clearing Group has announced that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved its application as a derivatives clearing organisation. < »

NIR Group launches commodities fund

NIR Group launches commodities fund

Mon, 22/12/2008 - 15:58

NIR Group, an alternative investment firm specialising in low correlation strategies, has announced that Cortan Commodity Partners is now open to outside investment. »

US court orders Argentine trader Diego Mariano Rolando to pay over USD10m

US court orders Argentine trader Diego Mariano Rolando to pay over USD10m

Mon, 22/12/2008 - 15:58

The US District Court for the District of Connecticut has entered a default judgment order against Diego Mariano Rolando, a citizen of Argentina, finding that he committed commodity fut »

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Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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